Those who descended on Afghanistan’s capital city passport office came despite warnings that the distribution of passports would not begin until Saturday and initially for only those with prior applications.
Simon Gass, British PM's envoy for Afghanistan, meets with Taliban leaders including Abdul Ghani Baradar "to discuss humanitarian crisis and ways to prevent the country from becoming an incubator for militants."
"The Islamic Emirate will implement the constitutional law of the former King Mohammad Zahir Shah for a temporary period without any content that contradicts Islamic law and the principles of the Islamic Emirate," says Taliban's Justice Ministry.
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Milley both testified at the US Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Afghanistan.
Around 20 Afghan women who ran away from their abusive families or partners to a shelter in Afghanistan’s Pul-e-Kumri have been forced to leave the refuge after the Taliban seized power.
Dispute between Taliban and former government envoy over who should speak at UN's annual meeting of world leaders ends up without a speech from Afghanistan.
The investigation initially covered offences allegedly committed by Afghan govt forces, the Taliban, American troops and US foreign intelligence operatives dating back to 2002.
Mohammad Yaqoob, son of Taliban founder Mohammad Omar and acting defence minister, says "miscreants and notorious former soldiers" are not wanted in Taliban ranks, reminding fighters of general amnesty announced by the movement.
Taliban is evicting more than 800 families out of their homes in remote Gizab district, straddling provinces of Daykundi and Uruzgan in central Afghanistan, local farmers and exiled Hazara political leader Mohammad Mohaqeq say.
Nooruddin Turabi dismisses outrage over Taliban’s executions in the past in comments that point to how the group’s leaders remain entrenched in a hardline worldview, even if they are embracing technological changes.
The US called its strike in Afghanistan a mistake, but that was only because they were caught red-handed. What about the other victims of similar 'mistakes'?
Turkey and the US agree to continue strong partnership on Afghanistan, while the UK calls upon China and Russia to agree on a coordinated approach to prevent Afghanistan from becoming a haven for militants.
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